JFFS offers many ways to get involved in the community. Whether you are interested in helping the elderly live independently and with dignity; providing nourishing food to individuals and families at risk; organizing community programs or events; fundraising or supporting the community here and in Israel in countless other ways, there is a volunteer opportunity waiting for you. Join us in our mission of tikkun olam, a Hebrew phrase that means “to heal the world”. Don't see what you are looking for? Contact us at Volunteer@JFFS.org about starting a new volunteer initiative!

  • Meal Partners Program

    Bringing Holocaust survivors together with community volunteers who engage with them through the sharing of meals. Build relationships, strengthen community, and increase the survivors’ quality of life.

  • Silver Streak

    Give the precious gift of independence to seniors and others who can no longer drive. Volunteer to drive seniors to vital appointments, the store and social gatherings. Mileage reimbursed. Drive as much or as little as you want.

  • Senior Care & Connect

    Family Services of JFFS needs volunteers to assist with Café Europa events for Holocaust survivors, perform in-home tech assistance, on behalf of seniors in our community and more.

  • Special Needs Services

    Fun and meaningful opportunities for volunteers to support our work with people with special needs.

  • NextGen Cares

    Join other young adults (21+) helping to make a difference in people’s lives through the mitzvah of tikkun olam by volunteering. It’s fun and makes a profound impact!

  • Mitzvah Mavens (Women)

    Meet and become friends with a dynamic group of women who are doing important mitzvah projects throughout OC! There is no financial commitment to get involved.

  • Pro-Bono Services

    Use your skills and vocation to help our community. Pro-bono services volunteers are professionals in law, real estate, finance, insurance and other areas who offer their services at no cost to assist JFFS.